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Offline Luke S

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #30 on: 29, April, 2013 - 16:49:20 »
I'll have to have a look at it and if the rust is that bad I'll have to get another one.  ;) ;) ;)

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #31 on: 29, April, 2013 - 17:45:12 »
As you can see the stickers will need replacing as well 

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #32 on: 30, April, 2013 - 08:23:19 »
Hi you may find that Karl may have one of the back bars for sale ...???? ;)

Chas is right I've got a couple of those going spare, let me know if you need one  ;)

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #33 on: 30, April, 2013 - 20:46:32 »
I'll be taking a closer look at it tomorrow night.  :)

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #34 on: 04, May, 2013 - 12:49:48 »
I've almost taken every thing off the chassis apart from the chain tension.

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #35 on: 07, May, 2013 - 16:45:39 »
I'm hopping to start work on it soon as I have not done anything on it for a wile.  :) :)

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #36 on: 12, May, 2013 - 20:45:53 »
Started sanding the chassis



Where the dark spots (on the left hand side) are that is where the rust has eaten its way into the chassis.

not bad for a person like me  ;D ;D
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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #37 on: 15, May, 2013 - 17:38:09 »
Well done Luke - keep the photos coming  :)

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #38 on: 16, May, 2013 - 06:33:58 »
I've completed the top and bottom it's just the sides I need ti sand now  ;)

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #39 on: 19, May, 2013 - 09:00:31 »
I've completed the top and bottom it's just the sides I need ti sand now  ;)

..a good effort, but I must admit I found it too time consuming so I always get my chassis' shot blasted. It gives a nicer finish for a lot less elbow grease  :)

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #40 on: 19, May, 2013 - 10:33:08 »
I've completed the top and bottom it's just the sides I need ti sand now  ;)

..a good effort, but I must admit I found it too time consuming so I always get my chassis' shot blasted. It gives a nicer finish for a lot less elbow grease  :)

My dad is hoping to get it sand blasted using his one. As you say it is very time consuming doing it by hand  :)

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #41 on: 21, May, 2013 - 07:44:45 »
We had ago with the sand blaster last night and the sand was not abrasive so I'll have to get more sand and give it another go.

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #42 on: 02, June, 2013 - 14:48:51 »
We have put some more sand in and hoping to have another go tonight   :)

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Re: My first restoration.
« Reply #43 on: 22, September, 2013 - 12:41:11 »
I have not done some for a wile so I thought I better do some